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Dirty Dancing celebrates its 27th anniversary with free streaming on YEAH!

By Gia Kourlas

Do you need a Dirty Dancing marathon in your life? From August 22 to 24, fans can watch Jennifer Grey—pre-disturbing surgery—dance up a storm with Patrick Swayze in a free presentation of the film as part of AMC's YEAH! streaming service that offers curated content. Behind-the-scenes information appears scene by scene: Along with dozens of random, intriguing facts (it took ten years for the film to get a green light, Grey was afraid of the famous lift, Swayze was chosen for the part of Johnny Castle from a head shot), you can have the time of your life with downloadable Dirty Dancing-themed cocktails recipes, like the Pachenga and the Kellerman's Kooler. For access, download the YEAH! app on the iPad or visit the website ( and enter the promo code BUST. Plan ahead: It's only free for 72 hours. Here's a taste:

AMC Networks' YEAH! screens Dirty DancingCourtesy of YEAH!


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